Post Tagged with: "Faculty Research"

OHIO researcher looks into little known ‘purging disorder’

Dr.  K. Jean Forney

From Ohio University News Though purging is often a condition associated with bulimia nervosa, new research at Ohio University suggests that a different kind of eating disorder could also be responsible. The study, published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders, sought to differentiate the little understood “purging disorder” from […]

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June 8, 2022 at 5:33 pmResearch

Engineers, scientists and entrepreneurs recognized for new patents, Konneker Medals

Steve Bergmeier and Xiaozhuo Chen were honored by Provost Elizabeth Sayrs for receiving several patents over the past two years at the 2022 Inventors Dinner.

From Ohio University News Faculty, students and staff who took steps to move their discoveries to commercialized outcomes for the benefit of society were recognized at Ohio University’s annual Inventor’s Dinner. Alumni and faculty selected for the prestigious Konneker Medal for Commercialization and Entrepreneurship also were recognized by the university […]

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May 19, 2022 at 12:13 pmNews Research

OHIO professor and alumna team up to study fringe religious groups and ‘cult films’

Jodi Wille

From Ohio University News An Ohio University alumna filmmaker and a religious studies professor teamed up to edit a special journal issue on “cult films,” as told through interviews with scholars and filmmakers. Jodi Wille and Brian Collins met at the Athens International Film and Video Festival in 2018. Now they […]

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February 16, 2022 at 4:51 pmAlumni News Research

Loren Lybarger and colleagues examine how remembering Argentina state terror drives demands for justice today

Transnational Resonances: A mural on the Ciencias Sociales campus declares solidarity with the Palestinian liberation struggle. 

From Ohio University News On March 24, 1976, military leaders came for Argentine President Isabel Perón, ending her presidency not two years after her husband Juan Perón died in office. Argentinians would suffer more than seven years of persecution, including the murder and/or “disappearance” of approximately 30,000 people deemed “subversive” […]

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February 2, 2022 at 11:14 amNews

Zach Meisel anticipates new answers on how the elements of the universe were made

Dr. Zachary Meisel

From Ohio University News Astrophysicist Zach Meisel, Ph.D., is part of an international team of pioneers whose research is delving into the mysteries of the center of the sun and other nuclear infernos that produce the building blocks of the universe. Their goal is to solve some of the mysteries […]

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January 28, 2022 at 11:40 amNews Research

Ohio University chemist explains an old question with a modern tool

Dr. Jixin Chen is utilizing a novel technique to
visualize genome sequences more effectively.

From Ohio University News Ohio University chemist Jixin Chen, Ph.D., took advantage of the time when labs were shut down early in the pandemic to apply a very modern solution to solve a very old question. Like Joseph Fourier did 200 years ago, Chen sat down with paper and pen to […]

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January 26, 2022 at 2:18 pmNews Research

OHIO study finds recent growth and sudden declines in Antarctic sea ice to be unique changes since early 20th century

OHIO study finds recent growth and sudden declines in Antarctic sea ice to be unique changes since early 20th century

From Ohio University News A study led by Ohio University researchers shows that the increase of sea ice surrounding Antarctica since 1979 is a unique feature of Antarctic climate since 1905 — an observation that paints a dramatic first-ever picture for weather and climate implications on the world’s southernmost continent. […]

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January 10, 2022 at 11:39 amNews Research